Pouilly-sur-Loire

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For the wine, see Pouilly-sur-Loire AOC.
Pouilly-sur-Loire
Coat of arms of Pouilly-sur-Loire
Coat of arms
Pouilly-sur-Loire is located in France
Pouilly-sur-Loire
Pouilly-sur-Loire
Coordinates: 47°17′01″N 2°57′30″E / 47.2836°N 2.9583°E / 47.2836; 2.9583Coordinates: 47°17′01″N 2°57′30″E / 47.2836°N 2.9583°E / 47.2836; 2.9583
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Canton Pouilly-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Loire et Vignoble
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Jacques Lété
Area1 20.28 km2 (7.83 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,718
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 58215 / 58150
Elevation 143–244 m (469–801 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Pouilly-sur-Loire is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

Pouilly-sur-Loire is a picturesque town famous for the white wine known as Pouilly-Fumé. There are numerous domaines that the wine tourist can visit and where he can sample the wines produced by that domaine. Two of those domaines are actual chateaux.

Demographics[edit]

At the 1999 census, the population was 1718. On 1 January 2004, the estimate was 1746.

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